Please forgive me if this has been addressed in another area.
I have a Studio 15 and would like to hook it to my Sony Bravia. Hooked straight hdmi / hdmi , then held down fn and F8 key but it doesn't acknowledge the tv. No coaxel on the laptop and I can insert the 15 pin RBC / (VGA ? ) but no way to secure with the screws to laptop.
I'm totally frustrated with this. Can't seem to find the right info. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
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So you've hooked the laptop up to the TV via a direct HDMI - HDMI connection/cable?
Did you then set the output option in your graphics card settings, to TV/external source?
To activate TV Out:Connect whatever cable you're using, then reboot your system.Once it's rebooted, open your graphics card's display options, and click on the video card's TV (/Output Device) tab.Click Settings --> Advanced --> TV (/Output Device), and choose 'Enable output to TV'.Different brands of video cards may have slightly different wording of course - i.e. 'Output Device/TV'.(Restore the display back to your computer monitor by following the above steps, except choose to send the signal to the computer monitor instead of the TV.)Also double-check the audio output, by right-clicking on the small speaker icon in the taskbar, and making sure it's set for external output (/HDMI)?
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